We found 12 providers with an interest in depression and who accept United Healthcare Compass near Chester, PA.

Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
175 E Chester Pike; Third Floor
Ridley Park, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Borson works as a psychologist and neuropsychologist in Broomall, PA and Ridley Park, PA. These areas are among Dr. Borson's clinical interests: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He trained at Norristown State Hospital for his residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1260 E Woodland Avenue; Suite 200
Springfield, PA
 

Dr. Barry Jacobs is a psychologist. Dr. Jacobs (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Korean, and Spanish. His areas of expertise include depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Jacobs takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Anxiety, Family Therapy Services, Relationship Issues, Behavior Problems

Arthur S McHenry, MA
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
127 W Chester Pike
Ridley Park, PA
 

Mr. Arthur McHenry's specialties are psychology, counseling, and addiction therapy. He practices in Media, PA and Ridley Park, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: alcohol abuse, depression, and person-centered therapy. Patients gave Mr. McHenry an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Phobias, Sports Health, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
13 West Third Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Milbourne specializes in psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Milbourne include depression, infertility, and phobias. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He speaks Russian. Dr. Milbourne welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
1 University Place
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Jennifer Horowitz is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Horowitz include crisis intervention, depression, and diagnostic evaluation. She accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dissociative Disorders, Neglect, Education, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
300 S Chester Road; Suite 302
Swarthmore, PA
 

Dr. Brett Schur practices psychology in Drexel Hill, PA, Haverford, PA, and Swarthmore, PA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include adoption issues, depression, and domestic abuse. Dr. Schur is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Men's Health Issues, Substance Abuse, Group Therapy Services, Individual Therapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychology
36 N Pennell Road
Media, PA
 

Dr. Richard Calhoun's specialty is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Calhoun include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Calhoun honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, Magellan Health Services, and United Healthcare HMO. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Psychiatry
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Kevin Caputo's area of specialization is psychiatry. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Caputo's areas of expertise include the following: medication management, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and psychopharmacology. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Caputo is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Psychiatry, Main Line Today.

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Relevant Interests: , depression, postpartum depression

All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Medication Management, Attention Deficit Disorder, Post-Traumatic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
One Medical Center Boulevard
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Rommel Rivera specializes in geriatric psychiatry and practices in Philadelphia, PA and Upland, PA. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Rivera completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital. He is conversant in Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Depression, Dementia

Dr. Hansie Marie Mathelier, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Cardiology
605 West State Street
Media, PA
 

Dr. Hansie Mathelier is a cardiologist. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Mathelier attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Mathelier include obesity, consultative cardiology, and heart problems. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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All Interests: Depression, Amyloidosis, Consultative Cardiology, Heart Problems, Intensive Care, Obesity, Heart ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychiatry
One Medical Center Boulelvard; Physicians Office Building I, Suite 407
Upland, PA
 

Dr. Neal Stolar specializes in psychiatry. Dr. Stolar takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Stolar attended medical school at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Research Award of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Psychosis, Schizophrenia, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Psychiatry
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Chester, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Johnson is a specialist in psychiatry. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His medical residency was performed at St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington D.C.. Clinical interests for Dr. Johnson include psychopharmacology. Dr. Johnson honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Crozer-Keystone Health System.

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All Interests: Depression, Psychopharmacology, Meditation, Anxiety, Psychotherapy Treatment

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What is Depression?

Everyone knows what it feels like to get the blues once in a while. But depression is a serious illness that is more severe than a bad day and lasts much longer. Symptoms of depression stop a person from being able to function and enjoy daily activities for weeks or months at a time. It can happen to anyone, and it isn’t something that people can control by force of will or “snap out of.”

Some common symptoms of depression include:
  • Feeling sad, guilty, empty or hopeless
  • Fatigue and a lack of energy and motivation
  • A loss of pleasure in activities that were previously enjoyed
  • Unusual sleep or eating habits
  • “Mental fog” -- trouble concentrating, remembering, or making decisions
  • Physical aches and pains
  • Suicidal thoughts or a preoccupation with death

We don’t yet know what causes depression, but it’s thought that it is a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and social influences. Because of this, the most effective treatments for depression combine medication with psychotherapy. Therapy, especially cognitive-behavioral therapy, can be extremely helpful in resolving the negative thoughts and feelings that come with depression. It gives patients new tools that they can use themselves to cope when their depression is making them feel down.

Some of the common medications used to treat depression include antidepressants such as SSRI’s (Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft) or atypical antidepressants (Cymbalta, Wellbutrin). It’s important to remember that these medications have different effects on everybody, and no one medication works right for everyone. You may have to try a couple before finding the one that works just right for you. If the first medication you try doesn’t work, don’t give up, and talk to your doctor about trying something else. In extreme cases where medication is not enough, electro-convulsive therapy and hospitalization may be the answer to keeping a severely depressed person safe.

Depression is a difficult illness to deal with, but it is more common than you’d think and there are many people who can help. With the right treatment, you can get back to fully enjoying your life again.
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